Ta-da! MindTap in Canvas Help Just for You!
Check out this video that spells out what you need to do to register for your course.
Videos not your thing? Keep on scrolling for an easy-to-digest reference you can use when registering!
Access Your Canvas Course
- Head to your Canvas home page and log in.
- Click the link for your course.
- Click any link to Cengage content to continue the registration process.
- Not sure where to click? Ask your instructor or try a few. You’ll know you’ve clicked the right one when you see the Cengage login screen.
Be Sure to Enable Pop Ups!
Your course materials will open in a new tab or window, so you’ll need to ensure that pop-ups are enabled. If your browser does not have pop-ups enabled, we can help fix that!Enable Pop Ups
Link Your Cengage and LMS Accounts
If you already have a Cengage account, log in now. New to Cengage? Click “Create Student Account” and register now. We highly recommend using your school email address to register.
To verify your account, open the ‘Welcome to Cengage’ email you just received and click ‘Activate Cengage Account’ to set your password and complete the registration process. Be sure to use the same device and browser to create and verify your account.
*You might already have a Cengage account if you’ve used MindTap, CengageNOWv2, OWLv2, SAM, WebAssign or another Cengage platform in a different course.
Linking your accounts is a one-time process. If you’ve previously completed this step for another course, you won’t be prompted to do it again.
Enroll in Your Course
You’ve found your course materials! If you purchased an access code, click “enter it now” to redeem it. Don’t have a code? Click “Continue” to start a free trial.
Access Your Course Materials
You have options for accessing your course materials.
Get only what you need for this course.
- Click “Start Free Trial” under the “Pay for materials individually” column to access your course materials. If you already redeemed and access code click “Continue” to dive in.
Get everything you need for all of your courses using Cengage products.
- Click “Start Free Trial” for a 7-day trial of Cengage Unlimited*, a subscription that includes all your Cengage courses, access to all our eTextbooks, study tools, four FREE hardcopy textbook rentals ($7.99 S&H each) and more.
* A credit card, debit card, or PayPal is required to start your Cengage Unlimited trial. After 7 days, your credit card will be charged, unless you opt out of auto charge by visiting the “My Subscriptions” page accessible from your dashboard.
Choose a Purchase Option at the End of Your Trial
- If you haven’t purchased your course materials, click “Review Options” on your dashboard to review your purchase options.
- If you started a Cengage Unlimited trial, click “Review Purchase Options” to see your buying choices. To avoid the credit card charge at the conclusion of the trial, go to the “My Subscriptions” page under your name drop-down in your dashboard to opt out of auto charge.
- Didn’t start a Cengage Unlimited Free trial? Start one by clicking “Try for Free.”